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Looking for Kingfishers

Permalink 18:31:21, Categories: Observation by Howard  

Started the morning at Adhari and its ditches - the Squacco Herons were about bright and early, looking quite elegant in the morning light
A rather punk looking poser
Squacco Heron

A juvenile Night Heron -
Night Heron

the heron was not the only bird in the tree just below it I spied a Grey Francolin - an odd place to find one

Normally shy found this Moorhen wandering around in the open I was quicker than him and got my first good closeup image

normally the haunt of egrets today was the turn of the Western Reef Heron to patrol the ditches
Western Reef Heron

Having seen a Kingfisher here at Adhari last weekend I found three this time but with all the trees removed from the ditches there is little cover and they could see me coming from miles away - all I could get was one rather quickly taken snapshot from a distance of two on the ground in the early morning light

After Adhari I decided to join Adrian at the Chicken farm but not a lot around


Water Pipit
Water Pipit

White Wagtail
White Wagtail

two of our regular Isabelline Shrikes
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike



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